Portia Shepherd, a Black belt, Alabama native and graduate of the Bachelors of Arts Degree in Political Science at Miles College, and a masters in Non Profit leadership and management from New England College. A consultant and keynote speaker with more than 15 years' experience across a wide range of industries: political campaigns, public speaking, and nonprofit and professional services. As a political consultant, she has advised current and past government officials, and industry associations. Portia has also serve on boards for nonprofits and civic organizations. An undergraduate member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Portia has taken the principles of her sorority and has used them everywhere she goes including within her current position as the Prevention Education Director with Family Service of North Alabama a Non-profit Organization that serves survivors of sexual assault. In her current position, she oversees two (2) different counties in North Alabama!